Alstom’s joint venture, Changchun Bombardier Rail Vehicles Company Ltd. (CBRC), had recently organised a celebration for Children’s Day where children whose parents are working at the factory are invited over to explore and view the trains that CBRC is currently building.
Announced on 28 September 2020, 40 additional R151 trains will be purchased for the North-South and East-West Lines, replacing 19 sets of 2nd-generation Siemens C651 and 21 sets of 3rd-generation Kawasaki-Nippon Sharyo C751B trains. The 40 additional new trains will adopt the same design as the initial orders, allowing engineers to be familiarised with a READ MORE »
In a Facebook post yesterday (22 June), Transport Minister Mr Khaw Boon Wan officiated the start of the decommissioning of the first-generation Kawasaki Heavy Industries C151 (KHI) trains which ply the North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL). A Full Meaningful LifeJust now, I switched off the lights of one 33-year old Kawasaki train at Bishan Depot. READ MORE »
With the fast approaching end-of-life for the 1st-generation Kawasaki Heavy Industries C151 (KHI) Electric Multiple Unit (EMUs), replacement EMUs are to be procured to replace the retiring trains, allowing continued train service levels and rolling stock availability. In that effort, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced the procurement of 66 (396 rail cars) trains from READ MORE »